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water monster lurking in the louisiana bay bayou. we're kicking off shark week here on "gma" just when you thought it was safe to get in the water. >>> hey, good morning, everybody. we've also got breaking sports news about the fate of superstar alex rodriguez. our colleagues over at espn are reporting that major league baseball will suspend a-rod tomorrow. it's not a lifetime ban, but it is big and ron will have the details on that coming up. >> the league's highest paid player was determined he was coming back to the yankees. >>> also, this is a day of high anxiety for americans in nearly two dozen countries where u.s. embassies completely shut down as a result of a new and credible terror threat from al qaeda. a full report coming up. >>> homeland security also taking steps here in the u.s., as well, this morning. >>> also this morning, we've all seen the famous pictures of the running of the bulls, the am spectacle in pamplona, spain. now, this pageant is coming to the united states and surprisingly not everybody is celebrating. we'll tell you about that. >> yes. >> but we begin wi
't they? lara? >>> we turn now to the alarming hostage situation overnight in a bank in louisiana. a 20-year-old man taking three people hostage tuesday afternoon, in a tense standoff with police that lasted well into the night. abc's pierre thomas is back with us now with the latest. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, lara. police were hoping to resolve this standoff peacefully. but it ended in a bloody spray of gunfire. shortly before midnight, police stormed the bank, after they say the gunman indicated he was going to kill two hostages. according to police, as they entered the building, the suspect, identified as 20-year-old fuaed abdo ahmed, shot the hostages, both bank employees. police killed the suspect, who they claim was armed with a handgun and a rifle. the confrontation began more than 12 hours earlier, when the gunman walked into the bank and began making bizarre demands. police say the suspect was a paranoid schizophrenic who claimed he had been hearing voices, including from a device planted in his head. authorities believe it was not a bank robbery but a pl
a look at where the heat is today. we have heat advisories in four states. texas, oklahoma, louisiana and arkansas. new orleans, that steamy heat at 95-plus today. here's another wet corner of the map. seattle, will you get rain for the first time in a month today? it could be. you're right on the line of those showers. it's been a dry time there. there's flood warnings out for northern idaho, with all of that rain. >>> good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your bay area microclimate forecast. warmer highs today, actually back to average. a few more clouds during the next couple nights mean slightly cooler weather during our weekend afternoons. we stay pretty steady during the extended forecast. we have mid to upper 60s along the coast into san francisco, low to upper 70s tarpd bay, 80s in our inland valleys with mid to upper 80s the warm spots in the east bay valleys. yo >> do not leave the tv set yet. don't leave. don't leave. we have ne-yo coming up. vanessa, where are we going now? >> back to bianna. >> i'm loving the hats. >>> here's a look at what's ahead on
. this is in a louisiana bayou. this video shot by local officials. and this morning, we're told the sinkhole is still active and growing. right now, there are no homes in danger. but i looked this up. 25 acres in size right now. and it's been growing for more than a year. it was a collapsed salt dome. that's a growing problem. to say the least. >> really scary. >> thanks, amy. >>> we're going to turn now to the latest on the health scare for vice president joe biden's son, beau. he is said to be in great shape and expected to be discharged today from a houston cancer hospital, after undergoing a procedure there earlier this week. doctors don't know yet what's exactly wrong with beau biden. but he was admitted after becoming weak and disoriented last week. abc's chief medical editor, dr. richard besser, here with us this morning. and rich, make it clear. you haven't seen the records here. you don't know exactly what is wrong. but first, treated for a stroke. and now, at a cancer center. what does it say to you? >> initially, when you hear someone has symptoms that are like a stroke and they've had a s
.s. military has yet to confirm that. >>> well, back in this country developing news from louisiana. a train carrying hazardous chemicals has derailed 60 miles west of baton rouge, forcing the evacuation of more than 100 homes. one railcar was leaking sodium hydroxide which can be fatal if inhaled. a major highway is closed as crews now assess that damage. >>> and also overnight relief for 400,000 commuters who ride public transportation in san francisco. the governor intervened at the last minute to prevent the city's second transit strike of the summer. a special panel will now investigate the ongoing contract dispute. >>> three hours and 15 minutes. that is how long each side will have for closing arguments today in the trial of whitey bulger. the alleged boston mob boss is charged in connection with 19 murders. despite the time allowance the judge is asking both sides to consider whether jurors can actually pay attention for that long. >>> a wild scene caught on camera near cincinnati. an out-of-control car crashing into this gas station, flipping over on top of a bus stop. watch as the
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